Audio Recording Soldier's Joy

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Soldier's Joy
Contributor Names
Todd, Charles L., 1911-2004 (Collector)
Sonkin, Robert, 1910-1980 (Collector)
Summers, C. E. (Performer)
Created / Published
Visalia FSA Camp, August 7, 1940
Subject Headings
-  Visalia FSA Camp
-  Music
-  Field recordings
-  Songs
-  California -- Visalia
Field recordings
-  Literary event; encore harmonica solo.
-  Performance Note: Soldier's Joy performed by Summers, C. E., with harmonica
Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1985/001: AFS 04134a03
Source Collection
Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Workers Collection (AFC 1985/001)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
Online Format

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Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection (AFC 1985/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Todd, Charles L, Robert Sonkin, and C. E Summers. Soldier's Joy. Visalia FSA Camp, August 7, 1940. Audio.

APA citation style:

Todd, C. L., Sonkin, R. & Summers, C. E. (1940) Soldier's Joy. Visalia FSA Camp, August 7. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Todd, Charles L, Robert Sonkin, and C. E Summers. Soldier's Joy. Visalia FSA Camp, August 7, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.